Louisa Rogers

14 August 1839–11 October 1904 (Age 65)
Lea, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Louisa

When Louisa Rogers was born on 14 August 1839, in Lea, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Rogers, was 30 and her mother, Harriet Wilks, was 28. She married Benjamin Ennis Meek on 14 October 1860, in Weston under Penyard, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1866 and lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1870 and Bluffdale, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 11 October 1904, in Charleston, Wasatch, Utah, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Draper, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Andrew Jackson Allen
Louisa Rogers
Marriage: 12 April 1869
Jackson Rial Allen
John Wilford Allen
Thomas Warren Allen
Edwin Lewis Allen
Arthur Pratt Allen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 April 1869Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 15
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    Age 24
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English (of Norman origin): variant of Roger , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.Irish: adopted for Gaelic Mac Ruaidhrí (see Rorie ).History: Thomas Rogers (c. 1587–1621), born in London, England, was among the Pilgrim Fathers who sailed on the Mayflower in 1620. He died during the first winter at Plymouth Colony, but his son Joseph survived and married, and was later joined in MA by his brother John. This name was subsequently brought to North America independently by many different bearers.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (35)

    • Louisa Rodgers in entry for Benjamin Rodgers Meek, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Louisa Allen in household of Jackson R Allen, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Louisa Rogers in entry for John Wilford Allen and Eva Ellertson Kay, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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